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Fox News Japan nuclear plant map fail

This Map purporting to show Japan’s nuclear power plants featured on Fox News’s Monday episode of Your World With Neil Cavuto. Problem is, one of the labelled locations, Shibuyaeggman doesn’t exist, at least not as a power station. According to … Continue reading

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Another animated map of Japan earthquake aftershocks

I’ve released a new version of my time lapse video showing aftershocks following the catastrophic Japanese earthquake and tsunami. The new animation covers a couple of days, and several hundred events recorded by the United States Geological Survey since the … Continue reading

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New, before and after satellite images of the Japan tsunami and earthquake

Responding quickly to the  earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, 2011, Google in partnership with satellite operator GeoEye has released aerial imagery taken shortly after the devastating events. Google is providing this information for response organisations to help … Continue reading

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New MODIS Satellite images of Japan tsunami flooding

This is Nasa’s Terra satellite’s first look at the Sendai region of Japan following the earthquake and subsequent flooding from the tsunami. The photo on the left was captured February 26, 2011. That on the right on March 12, 2011, … Continue reading

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Fukushima-I explosion – Map of nuclear power plants in Japan

Several news sources are reporting a massive explosion at Fukushima-I nuclear power plant, 200km North of Tokyo in Japan. This comes a day after the devastating magnitude 8.9 earthquake and tsunami which hit North East Japan. As write it’s unclear … Continue reading

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Animated visualizations of the Japan earthquake, aftershocks and tsunami

An 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck 400km off the coast of Japan on Friday, triggering a devastating tsunami. Dozens of aftershocks, were felt after the quake. I’ve used seismic information from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to create a time lapse … Continue reading

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